Aiola Chianti Classico is the flagship wine of the estate, the core of our wine portfolio. Made from 90% Sangiovese, blended with Merlot and Colorino, Aiola Chianti Classico was officially "born" in 1947, though delicious red wine from Sangiovese had been produced at the estate for centuries.
Grapes: Grapes: 90% Sangiovese, Merlot, Colorino. Ageing: 12 months in large oak barrels and stainless steel tanks, followed by 3 months in bottles. Harvest period: by hand at the beginning of October. Alcohol: 14%. Color: intense ruby-red. Bouquet:fresh and vivid on the nose, with aromas of marasca cherry, pomegranate and notes of violets and spices. Taste: the palate is balanced, smooth, with fine tannins and a long harmonious aftertaste.